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NYC: Move Forward Music Presents Oddisee and Tanya Morgan at Public Assembly
10/23/2012 @ 9:00 pm - 10/24/2012 @ 2:00 am$10 – $15
MOVE FORWARD MUSIC PRESENTS ODDISEE AND TANYA MORGAN
w/ Mr. Mag, Gotham Green, The Doppelgangaz, Music By DJ Tara, Hosted By Dee Phunk
Tuesday, Oct 23
8:00 pm in the Front Room
$10 adv, $15 dos / 21+
DC native Oddisee is back on the scene with his “debut” album, People See What They Hear. Although Oddisee has been a staple of the DC hip-hop scene for nearly a decade, and is the frontman of the DMV-flag waving supergroup, Diamond District, this is Oddisee’s first solo offering. To celebrate, he is preparing a national trek in October of 2012 in support of the release.
Oddisee got his start producing and performing the hit track “Musik Lounge” for DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Magnificent LP. Since then, he has worked with the likes of Steve Spacek, Portishead, Little Brother, Talib Kweli, J-Live, Jean Grae, MED, Georgia Anne Muldrow and many more. Oddisee possesses a unique sound that’s impossible to ignore. With his incredibly distinctive and mesmerizing style, Oddisee covers just about every sect of hip-hop music, creating a sound that is appealing to all music lovers and translates to an incredible live show!
“Even when the world around him is dark, Oddisee’s sound is bright, all uptempo b-boy breaks wrapped in a joyous plod.” – Noz, Washington City Paper
Tanya Morgan is a rap group. More than that, they’re a great rap group as evidenced by the acclaim they’ve received from the likes of Billboard, Vibe, SPIN, XXL Magazine, XLR8R, Los Angeles Times, The Onion, NY Magazine and a bevy of other press outlets who have praised the group throughout the duration of their career. “Tanya Morgan are like the sons of De La Soul — soulful, stressed, effortle ssly smart flows, intricate production, the whole package,” says SPIN Music Editor Charles Aaron.